1970 Baseball Replay

A replay of the 1970 baseball season using Diamond Mind Baseball.

Tag: Mike Lum

Niekro and His Knuckler No-Hit Giants

Filed under Atlanta Braves
July 5, 1969

Knuckleballer Phil Niekro pitched the first no-hitter of the 1969 season as the Atlanta Braves defeated the San Francisco Giants, 5-0, at Candlestick Park before an announced crowd of 15,988 fans. His flutterball combined with the Candlestick winds proved to be an unconquerable foe for the Giant batters. A brisk wind blew in from center

Francona Sets Sights on Managerial Career

Filed under Atlanta Braves
July 30, 1968

The Braves’ Tito Francona is enjoying a banner season filling in along with Mike Lum and Tommie Aaron for Rico Carty in left field. Despite the big year, Tito knows that because of his age (34) and with expansion around the corner, there is uncertainty where his future is concerned. Francona, then, is probably the

Cards Rally For Gibson's Twelfth

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
June 11, 1968

The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Atlanta Braves, 5-2, as a pair of errors in the late innings by Braves second baseman Felix Millan allowed the Cardinals to rally for starter Bob Gibson’s twelfth victory in thirteen decisions. Gibson scored the go-ahead run with two outs in the seventh as Millan misplayed a grounder off

El Birdos Clinch National League Flag!

Filed under St. Louis Cardinals
September 30, 1967

Atlanta – The St. Louis Cardinals celebrated their second National League pennant in four years down in Dixie with an 8-6 triumph over the Atlanta Braves. Tim McCarver sealed the Cards’ pennant drive with a two-run home run, his tenth, in the eighth inning. The roundtripper proved to be the margin of victory as the

Richards Not Hiding Disappointment Over Season

Filed under Atlanta Braves
September 22, 1967

Braves’ Vice-President Paul Richards is not hiding his disappointment with his club. As the Braves lost their third straight, scouts representing at least a half-dozen major league clubs were on hand. “Think they’ll see anything they like,” someone asked Richards. “I don’t know,” replied Richards, “but let ’em look. They way we have been playing,


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